The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.14 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.87%
FPGA Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1342 1362 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.11% 95.85% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 748 681
Median daily rate £400 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title.

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, FPGA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Verilog
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (100.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (100.00%) Verilog
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC Verification
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Xilinx